Editor in Chief: Moh. Reza Huwaida Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Violence Swells as Effort for Peace Underway in Afghanistan

Violence Swells as Effort for  Peace Underway in Afghanistan

KABUL - Peace efforts on domestic and international levels and preperations for the upcoming Turkey Conference were underway last week but violence increased three times last week compared with the previous week.
Vital efforts taken for peace last week:
Talks underway in and outside the country on upcoming Turkey Conference Some government and other sources expressed optimis for upcoming Turkey Conference Different government institutions and some political parties have prepared strategies for the upcoming Turkey Conference Gatherings in the support of peace held in six provinces but was prevented in Badakhshan Civilian casualties were three times higher than in the previous week.
Attacks and civilians casualties:
Thirty civilians were killed and 55 others injured in 23 attacks. The attacks were carried out — 17 provinces — Baghlan, Balkh, Ghazni, Faryab, Helmand, Kabul, Kandahar, Kapesa, Khost, Laghman, Logar, Nangarhar, Paktia, Paktika, Takhar, Uruzgan and Maidan Wardak.
The week was more deadly than the previous week. In the previous week 17 civilians were killed and 16 others injured in 10 attacks carried out in eight provinces, but last week, 85 civilians were killed and injured.   (Pajhwok)